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  1. S

    Bipolar and Relationships

    Good Day everyone. I was diagnosed 13 years ago today with Bipolar I and II or as the doctor called Mixed. I was 20 and now 33. My symptoms were extreme. I was hospitalized for a year due to the extreme symptoms I had. For the first little while, the meds had very little effect on me. The dosage...
  2. M

    The aloneness

    I pass day by day alone, ive not have a 1 on 1 talk since months, more than a year, ive not go out to met with someone more than a year, i get used to this, and im fine with it, and im just interested in meet other people who is in the same life as this. Ive not met anyone in this forums or...
  3. E

    New here

    Hi, I'm new to this forum, I've been suffering with anxiety on and off for 7 yes, it's become worse this last 6 months, last year was very stressful, I lost my nan and my best friend, so now I'm thinking it's stress I suffer with which shows as anxiety? It's been out of controld lately, I will...
  4. T

    Self Harmed again after some time

    Hello, I should introduce myself first. I am a 20 year old male. I have depression, remarcably, among cases of anxiety and other disorders. Have been seeing a psychatrist for 2 years and a half, I went to therapy for 5 years, but stopped when I changed cities in the beggining of 2018. I self...
  5. F

    Hello and happy new year to all!

    I just figured out that I already had an account on here which I must've got distracted from before getting involved at the time. Hope everyones new year is going as well as can be expected for your circumstances so far. I am a female to male transgender person from the UK with multiple mental...
  6. boudreauj4

    New Year

    Happy New Year everyone.
  7. yellows

    Happy new year

    Just want to wish you all happy new year. Ps I hope 2019 is better than 18 cos it was a really shit one for me.
  8. S

    Salutations to everyone.

    Hello, I'm new here. I actually came across this forum by Googling "Schizophrenia forums", because I was hoping to find a place where I could get some answers to my always curious mind. I was diagnosed with Schizophrenia a year ago this coming January by my Psychiatrist. When I came to her to...
  9. D

    What helped me

    My illness began when I was 21 and ‘ended’ a year ago aged 52. During that 30+ year period I tried all kinds of treatments and since 1995 searched the internet looking for tales of cures but it wasn’t until last year I could finally live and breathe in peace. I always looked for people who found...
  10. S

    Potentially suicidal boyfriend's controlling behaviour.

    Hello all, Last year I was in a relationship with an artist who was helping me work on a large scale commercial project. She's a close friend of many years and has always been a fast and reliable worker. Unfortunately, it all came crashing down this time last year. Ever since her last...
  11. N

    Christmas depression

    Hi This is my first post and I do not know where to turn at the moment.I have had depression on and off since I was early teens I am now 54. I have learnt to keep a diary of my episodes and learnt what my triggers are. I more or less always struggle with Christmas and this year it's awful.I...
  12. Butterfly32

    BT (standing for Blooming Trouble) again

    I had problems with BT from last year, until mid-this year. Due to crackling phone line, disconnected socked they told me to unscrew, blah-de-blah. Wrote letters of complaint, ended up at the Telecommunications Ombudsman. BT's Executive level finally helped me get things rectified. Now...
  13. M

    Thought i was fine, but i am not

    Hello i had a dark year after my mother died, i had a few months of feeling good i thought i was in the clear but i ended up self harming and now im back in a place i cant get out, i have not seen my friends in almost a year and i dont know what to do anymore, im too scared too seek help and im...
  14. R

    Hello, Im a newbie

    Hello everyone! Im schizophrenic and I hear voices. But there voices are arguing about me. These are people that I think about. When I think about somebody, they talk back to me and it is bothering me. It happens everyday. Im on medication and I have been on depot injection once a month for...
  15. letmein

    how low can one person go?

    hi gang sorry not been around so how low can one person go before its too much for them to take? so dam low here, sick of "faking it" for family. I need some help to get through to the new year, do I ask to be hospitalized? as a measure of safety for myself?
  16. Deadheading

    The clock is ticking

    Last night made me even more determined to end it all. I wasn't successful ending it two months ago, but this time I'll make sure it happens before the New Year. I am sick to death of this, and don't tell me to explore other options. There are no other options.
  17. letmein

    off topic -- Christmas food budget & where to shop?

    I'm going to Aldi on sunday the 23rd to do mine.... I have it saved in an envelope away from all my other cash/bills/debts so I know i can buy a bit extra this year.. spending most of it alone.. so I'll get lots of cake.!
  18. O

    is this what anxiety feels like?

    I wouldn't class myself as a worrier. I do find this time of year quite depressing though - i'm in Scotland so it's not light until after 8am and dark again by 3.30pm. I don't enjoy Christmas and it's just a rubbish time of year. On top of that, we are having fairly major issues with water...
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    Shame story; has anyone else had a similar experience?

    This happened over a year ago, but of course, I'm still ruminating about it. I wanted to post and ask if anyone else has done anything like this, so maybe I won't feel so worthless. It was my boyfriend 's birthday party last year and he had all his friends and family over. I feel like he is my...
  20. S


    Hi all First time at doing this but i don't know where to turn, for the last two years my daughter has been running away, self harming, at first it was because she wasn't in touch with her dad, but we sorted this and after CAMHS appointments, social services etc she seemed to turn a corner last...